Jim DeMint: A Senate loss or gain?
In a profession like politics and in a town like the nation's capital, the phenomenon of a U.S. senator voluntarily surrendering his seat for a think-tank job would have been unthinkable some years ago.
The decision of Republican
DeMint's move to the leadership of the
As a career marketer and publicist before entering the
His main legislative achievement, according to one report, was getting the courthouse in
As a tea party champion, DeMint helped orchestrate the
In surprising his colleagues with his decision to leave the
DeMint assured his faithful followers that "in leaving the Senate I'm not leaving the fight." When asked on the air by commentator
The South Carolinian's decision may reflect personal frustration with his ability to move his party more to the right in the
In a political world increasingly driven by big money, conservative Republican-leaning groups like the
His ability to promote conservative views and to find candidates to convert them into primary election victories did not find a comfortable home in the
Unfortunately, going out the door with him will be such moderate
So on the Democratic side of the
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